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Lindbergh’s ‘1984’ reminds us that freedom needs vigilance

Another View By Mike Tsichlis Lindbergh School Board I had the great privilege of recently attending the Lindbergh High School fall theatrical production of George Orwell’s “1984.” The cast and crew are to be commended for their chilling portrayal of a totalitarian society where words, history, and human identity itself are shaped and even erased

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Loop Trolley set to derail without new county cash

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger did not attend the March 12, 2015 groundbreaking for the Loop Trolley. Officials in attendance, from left, were Les Sterman of the Loop Trolley Committee; Susan Trautman, executive director, Great Rivers Greenway; St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay; Joe Edwards; Mokhtee Ahmad, region administrator of Region 7 for the Federal Transit

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Disturbed brings ‘sound of silence’ to St. Louis

By L. Kent Wolgamott For the Call Disturbed will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with In This Moment at Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave. Tickets start at $49.99. On tour after tour, the hard rock/heavy metal band Disturbed listened to a heavy-metal playlist in the dressing room before its shows. On its

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Top 10 things to know about the St. Louis Wheel

Pictured above: Overlooking Union Station from the Wheel. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The much-anticipated St. Louis Wheel, the 200-foot Ferris wheel next to Union Station, will open to the public for the first rides Monday. The first ceremonial rides happened Tuesday, with Mayor Lyda Krewson catching the first spin around

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‘St. Louis Wheel’ opens next week

The St. Louis Wheel, the Ferris wheel at Union Station that is the latest addition to the St. Louis skyline, will open to the public next week. The 200-foot-tall Wheel, carousel and mini golf will open to the public at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30. The Soda Fountain ice-cream parlor located in the former Hard

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St. Louis Renaissance Festival returns for its 21st season this weekend

The St. Louis Renaissance Festival returns to Rotary Park in Wentzville for it’s 21st season this weekend. The festival runs from Saturday, Sept. 14 to Sunday, Oct. 14, plus Columbus Day. This weekend’s theme is “Highland Fling!” The festival promises that “Adventure Awaits” with the new aerial act, bird show and glassblowing demonstrations. Take a

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Green Park will be ‘Groovin’ in the Green’

The city of Green Park will host its fourth annual “Groovin’ in the Green” concert Sunday, Sept. 15 at Officer Blake C. Snyder Memorial Park, 9801 Green Park Road. The event will take place from 1 to 7 p.m., with live music from 2 to 6 p.m. The concert will feature the South Side Johnny

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